Bruce-7, Canada

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPHWR
VendorAtomic Energy of Canada Ltd (AECL)
OwnerOntario Power Generation
ModelCANDU 750B
OperatorBruce Power
Capacity Net817 MWe
Capacity Gross872 MWe
Capacity Thermal2832 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 May 1979
Criticality7 January 1986
Grid Connection22 February 1986
Commercial Operation10 April 1986
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life162.98 TWh
Capacity Factor Life84.4 %
 

Bruce B 5-8, Bruce A 1-4 in background

 


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19868375256.62695789.797.6
19878376288.05848985.896.9
19888604866.19663665.475.6
19898607280.79863296.698.5
19908606659.4806588.492.1
19918605733.63683576.178
19928606413.41758984.986.4
19938605802.33876077100
19948605496.7175777386.5
19958606285.1809283.492.4
19968605475.68700072.579.7
19978606154.48787481.789.9
19987854990.76647472.673.9
19997856315.74820891.893.7
20007855322.68679077.277.3
20017907026.38760101.5100
20027904819.35612169.669.9
20037906730.24859297.298.1
20047906428.77818892.693.2
20058064890.45631070.172
20068226740.47848694.496.9
20078226969.91857096.897.8
20088175763.74710180.380.8
20098176475.33814490.593
20108176726.6486109498.3
20118175761.53713780.581.5
20128177055.97873198.399.4
201300000
Total:163730.27

Source: Operating details - IAEA PRIS
Note: "0" signifies a zero value, or no data available. Data from 1972 or later. 

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